Head of Primary

Advertiser: Eastside Lutheran College
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Posi­tion avail­able at East­side Luther­an College

Appli­ca­tions are invit­ed for a Head of Pri­ma­ry at East­side Luther­an Col­lege, Hobart. The Col­lege is a dynam­ic and high­ly inno­v­a­tive, inclu­sive K ‑12 school with a col­lab­o­ra­tive and com­mit­ted staff, striv­ing to make a dif­fer­ence in the lives of the stu­dents of the Col­lege and in the wider com­mu­ni­ty. East­side Luther­an Col­lege is sit­u­at­ed on the East­ern Shore of Hobart on 8 hectares of native bush­land with unin­ter­rupt­ed views of Kunanyi, sev­en min­utes from the city centre. 

The Head of Pri­ma­ry School will be an inno­v­a­tive and ener­getic edu­ca­tor who is pas­sion­ate about pri­ma­ry school­ing and can pro­vide inspir­ing lead­er­ship to the Pri­ma­ry Years com­mu­ni­ty. They will be respon­si­ble for the deliv­ery of a well-struc­tured Pas­toral and Co-cur­ric­u­lar pro­gram. Reg­u­lar mon­i­tor­ing of stu­dent achieve­ment and learn­ing behav­iour data will be used to inform inter­ven­tion and school improve­ment strate­gies. They will be respon­si­ble for the day-day organ­i­sa­tion and super­vi­sion of the Pri­ma­ry School. They will bring cre­ative ener­gy and an enthu­si­as­tic approach to the col­lege. Com­mit­ment to aca­d­e­m­ic excel­lence and a ded­i­ca­tion to build­ing pos­i­tive rela­tion­ships with the whole col­lege com­mu­ni­ty is essential. 

Salary and Conditions

The Col­lege offers a com­pet­i­tive salary and attrac­tive con­di­tions in accor­dance with the East­side Luther­an Col­lege, Hobart 2020 EBA.

How to Apply

Please pro­vide:

  • A let­ter of application 
  • An up-to-date Cur­ricu­lum Vitae 
  • A doc­u­ment that address­es the Selec­tion Cri­te­ria list­ed below

Selec­tion Criteria

  • Expe­ri­ence in work­ing col­lab­o­ra­tive­ly with oth­ers to achieve com­mon goals
  • A com­mit­ment to sup­port the Luther­an val­ues of our College
  • Effec­tive­ly use data in inform appro­pri­ate inter­ven­tions and programs
  • A com­mit­ment to build­ing and main­tain­ing qual­i­ty rela­tion­ships with stu­dents to cul­ti­vate a pos­i­tive culture
  • Strong com­mit­ment to improv­ing stu­dent well­be­ing and engagement 
  • Expe­ri­ence ensur­ing the aca­d­e­m­ic per­for­mance of stu­dents are catered for
  • Strong com­mu­ni­ca­tion skills and the abil­i­ty to work effec­tive­ly with stu­dents, staff and parents

Please address appli­ca­tions to the Act­ing Principal:

Ms Ruth Ferguson


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Posted on 07/11/2023

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